Koppers Cleanup Delay
They're calling it Gainesville's "BP oil spill..."
A local group has asked the feds to hold off on the clean-up plan for the Koppers site.
Protect Gainesville Citizens, a non-profit organization aimed at
educating citizens about the Koppers Superfund site, wanted city leaders to ask the EPA to hold off on issuing the remediation plan for cleanup.
The group wanted more time to receive a $50,000 EPA grant to hire a "technical advisor." The advisor would help them interpret the EPA's cleanup plan.
"Not only has the epa not given us the $50,000 grant for the technical advisor, but also they haven't published the required community involvement plan, and they haven't given us the required library of documents," said Kayla Sosnow, a member of "Protect Gainesville Citizens."
The EPA agreed to extend the release of the plan until July 15.
- Sen. Nelson Supports Cleanup of Kopper Site.
- Federal Judge Approves Cabot Koppers Clean-up Plan
- Cabot-Koppers Clean-Up Concerns
- Koppers Site Cleanup Agreement Reached
- EPA Hears Concerns Over Koppers Cleanup
- Crime Scene Clean-Up
- Rose Sink Cave Clean-Up
- Rough Seas Thwart Cleanup of Oil Catastrophe
- Area Law Enforcement Head To Panhandle To Help Wtih Oil Cleanup Efforts
- EPA Issues Final Superfund Cleanup Plan